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Document Title/Subject:
EPA's Revised Particulate Matter Standards
Related Documents:
Signed by: Unsigned

Signature Date: July 17, 1997

Contact:
John H. Haines
Air Quality Strategies & Standards Division, OAQPS

Filename(s):
URL(s):
http://www.epa.gov/ttn/caaa/t1/fact_sheets/pmfact.pdf


Regulatory Authority:
Title 1

Division:
Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division (OAQPS)
Submitted By:
edwards-chebryll
Document Type:
Fact Sheets
EPA Document Number:

Federal Register:
Supersedes:
Subject Category:
AIR
Keywords:
Nitrogen oxides Particulate matter Sulfur oxides Vehicle emissions Volatile organic compounds
VOCs
NAAQS Regional haze program Public health
Terms:
Air pollutants Air quality Clean Air Act
CAA
Abstract:
The Environmental Protection Agency announced new standards for particulate matter (PM) under the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). The Agency reviewed hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific studies and has determined that these changes are necessary to protect public health and the environment. This document can be downloaded in both PDF (8 pages) and WP format.

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